Allied Warships

USS Rockaway (AVP 29)

Seaplane tender of the Barnegat class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSeaplane tender
PennantAVP 29 
Built byAssociated Ship Building Inc. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Dec 1940 
Laid down30 Jun 1941 
Launched14 Feb 1942 
Commissioned6 Jan 1943 
End service21 Mar 1946 

Decommissioned on 21 March 1946
Loaned to the United States Coast Guard and commissioned as USCGC Rockaway (WAGO-377) on 24 December 1948
Reclassified high endurance cutter (WHEC-377) on 1 May 1966
Decommissioned on 29 January 1972
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 25 October 1973


Commands listed for USS Rockaway (AVP 29)

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1T/Cdr. Henry Carpenter Doan, USN6 Jan 194321 Jan 1944 (1)
2Lt.Cdr. James Herve Mills, Jr., USN21 Jan 194411 Jul 1945
3T/Cdr. William Leroy Richards, USN11 Jul 194515 Aug 1945
4Lt.Cdr. Harold Thomas Cameron, USNR15 Aug 194526 Oct 1945

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